North Attleborough man killed in Interstate 295 crash identified

Rhode Island State Police respond to a crash on Interstate 295 in Smithfield, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. (WLNE)

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police identified the North Attleborough man who was killed in a single-car crash in Smithfield over the weekend.

The crash happened on Interstate 295 south just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police said a Ford Ranger pick up truck drove off the road and struck a tree.

Anthony Manieri, 56, was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, said police.

Police said in total, they responded to 54 motor car crashes during Sunday night’s winter event.

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